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Old 9th November 2019, 08:29 AM   #1335
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Originally Posted by Trebuchet View Post
Bolton's primary principle is that war is the answer to every problem. He'd have fixed the Ukraine situation by bombing Kiev.
I'm not saying that I approve of all of Bolton's principles.

But he was on the right side of the meetings Hill and Vindman testified about. He expressed a prudent interest not to be part of anything so dubious as the quid pro quo under discussion. He's showing a similar prudence in deferring to a court as to whether the administration's claim of immunity is valid or not.

I'm not saying that his position is noble. If he thinks the administration has crossed a serious line, it would be a noble act to testify regardless of the administration's order not to, as several people have. Bolton is instead covering his ass.
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